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ItheJD
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Sailed four weeks ago
Following our journey over from the UK and a few nights in Atlanta and then New Orleans we boarded the American Queen - bliss. We have river cruised in Europe, China and Russia (as well as a couple of Ocean cruises) and this beats them all ... Read more
Bonnie R
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My river cruise on the American Queen was one of the best things I've ever done and that's saying a lot after a 35-year airline career! A Mississippi River paddlewheeler has been on my bucket list since the Delta Queen and Mississippi ... Read more
Judesterrev
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Such a relaxing, layed back atmosphere. The crew are so pleasant and ready to help or assist in any way possible. There was an issue with one of the premium excursions and they were quick to listen and respond to feedback. The food is ... Read more
brenrnc1
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I was looking for a cruise that would be stress free and relaxing. The American Queen fit the bill! Small ship cruising is my preference! All crew members were AWESOME. From the deck crew to the stateroom attendant (Theresa) to our ... Read more
new cruiser 2010
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
41 forum posts
6 helpful votes
North American River Cruise on American Empress: Positives-Lovely Riverboat. Very wide hallways. Large staterooms. Staff very customer-service oriented. HOHO buses in every port. Delightful cruise director team. Bikes available ... Read more
jsal
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Cruised from Cincinnati, OH to Alton, IL. There are various types of cabins to choose from. Our cabin had an outside door an inside door to the hall ( 2 entrances). Nightly entertainment, two dining times for main dining, but there is ... Read more
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gjeffries2016
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Cincinnati was not an option on this website to make a review, but cruise was Cincinnati to St. Louis. Loved every aspect of this trip. So much to see and do from Cincinnati along the Kentucky Bourbon trail towards Louisville and points ... Read more
seagoingRN
Member Since 2009
1 review
11 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We decided to take this cruise up the Mississppi River over the 4th of July; one, to celebrate the holiday, and two to see a bit of our country. The passengers were a bit older crowd and the overall dress was a little less causal when ... Read more
Gommy8
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We joined another couple on this riverboat cruise without much planning. Although we were unable to get a stateroom in our preferred category, the one we had was satisfactory. Should we travel with American Queen again getting the larger ... Read more
PaulaJP
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
This is our second cruise with The American Steamboat Company, the first was on the Amercian Empress, now this one of the American Queen. These are the best cruises I have ever been on as far as food quality, relaxation, attitude of staff ... Read more
Wayno1
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
The boat was fantastic, the serving staff were quite good(Troy in particular was very funny, personable and attentive). The efforts that people went to for my wife and daughter to satisfy their dietary requirements was excellent. Getting ... Read more
MelbDemon
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
This was our fourth river cruise in a row having done the rivers of Europe in past years with Australia Tour co Scenic. This boat was significantly bigger in both people & size(400 pass v 160 pass) with significant differences in ... Read more
mattstur
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We had wanted to do a Mississippi river cruise for years and finally did it. I did quite a bit of research before we picked a cruise and I'm very glad we chose this one. I'm convinced it was/is the best. The embarkation process was very ... Read more
Orlando td
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
On a tour group..was staff tour director for cruise. This cruise was billed, like all American Queens...as a 5 star tour.....food, accommodations, activities. I'm giving it a 3 at best and that's pushing it. Nice enough people on board ... Read more
sarann1943@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
10 helpful votes
We had traveled outside the USA and wanted to see the south without driving. We embarked in Memphis and steamed down the Mississippi. The condition of the ship and our accommodations were better than we expected although the rooms near ... Read more
Kernst
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My husband and I sailed from New Orleans to Memphis with the American Queen. We loved the ship, with it's back in history approach to making the experience truly the way it would have been. The ship was filled with antiques, had lovely ... Read more
JackG1
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Service and people are outstanding. Food is also outstanding. During our meals, the service was outstanding with a lot of personal attention. The offshore events were more interesting than I anticipated. Personal attention was around ... Read more
Frequent Cruiser41
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
For $700 a night per person, we expected decent food and service. Neither was provided. Prior to booking, we confirmed that they could handle a gluten free menu since my husband has celiac disease. They assured us they could. The menu ... Read more
KailuaAl
Member Since 2013
1 review
21 helpful votes
We did the 7 night New Orleans to Memphis cruise. After cancelling a Mediterranean cruise due to the terrorist activity in Europe, we looked into a river cruise on the American Queen. We did a river cruise on the Mosel and Rhine Rivers ... Read more
cgr17
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
My grandparents wanted to go on a cruise up the Mississippi and I had always wanted to see New Orleans so I came with. I was not aware that there would be absoloutely no one my age (21) on the ship, which made it less enjoyable. Obviously, ... Read more
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AngolaPirate
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Came in two days before sailing to check out New Orleans. Drove from Jupiter, Florida. First few to board and get set-up. Crew went out of their way to make your happy. Excellent food in main dining and the Front Porch. Super wait staff ... Read more
martini128
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
10 helpful votes
We did a "American Queen Steamboat Company" Cruise- New Orleans-New Orleans on 5/8/2016. The 8th included the Hyatt Hotel and on the 9th we boarded the Boat. We have been on many cruises both big ships and river cruises, in ... Read more
Happy Traveler Girl
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
My husband always wanted to cruise on the "Big Muddy", the Mississippi River, and we decided the American Queen Steamboat Company offered the nicest options. We followed their suggestions, arriving a day prior to embarkation and ... Read more
lee l
Member Since 2009
1 review
28 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is an amazing cruise! The ports and shore excursions were excellent, the food very well presented and excellent, the staff was very warm and accommodating, the entertainment was outstanding and they had the best musicians.....we never ... Read more
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theurkauf
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Wow, was I impressed with the amazing job they have done on refurbishing the American Queen. What an amazing vessel. I had taken a bunch of people with me and we all enjoyed the food for sure, loved the attitude of the dining room waiters ... Read more

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